In life, it’s not a question of if accidents are going to happen, but when. Although certain precautions can be taken to reduce the odds of an accident occurring, many accidents are completely unpredictable. As populations continue to rise across the state of Georgia, roadways are often crowded and congested, especially in metropolitan areas. Due to the sheer number of vehicles sharing roadways, car wrecks are almost unavoidable.
A recent accident in Cobb County claimed the life of one driver and injured another. The crash happened during the afternoon hours along Powder Springs Road. According to reports, a blue sedan was traveling westbound when a black sedan pulled out of a parking lot and into the path of the blue sedan.
Reports said the blue sedan violently collided with the driver’s side of the black sedan. Reportedly, the driver of the blue sedan was injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment. Tragically, the driver of the black sedan was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, authorities said. Cobb police say the accident is under investigation and encourage anyone with information to contact them.
It goes without saying that any traffic accident is a stressful thing to experience. However, when an accident results in serious injury or death, the experience can be devastating. Those in Georgia who have suffered injuries or loss due to negligence in car wrecks may want to consider discussions with a knowledgeable attorney. A successfully litigated lawsuit could provide much-needed compensation to victims and families to help recover any monetary losses that may have occurred due to this unfortunate event.